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Old 07-31-2000, 11:29 PM   #1
Keith
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Post What should I get??/ brake products?

Hey i have a choice of getting one of three things..I need ur thoughts on this one.
Cross Drilled Rotors (front)
SS brake lines
Carbon Fiber Brake Pads(front and rear)
What do u guys think?
Keith

PS all are coming from SPO motorsports.
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Old 07-31-2000, 11:38 PM   #2
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Why not get the brake lines and pads right now? The lines don't cost more then $120 and pads depend on the ones you buy. You can always do the rotors later. Its just a thought. Otherwise I'd say if it really was only one then get the pads. You might just want to wait and save the money to do it all at once.
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Old 08-01-2000, 01:32 AM   #3
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Yeah. Doing the entire brake system at one time is a good idea on any car. Usually when you do only one or two things, you don't see or feel much difference in braking. Unless it's absolutely imperitave that you upgrade a portion of your brakes now, I say wait until you can do the entire system.
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Old 08-01-2000, 07:04 AM   #4
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all you need are steel braided brake lines and some pads...

i got mine at www.get-primitive.com

Axxis metal master pads - excellent!!! (front and rear)

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Old 08-01-2000, 08:41 AM   #5
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well i have to get one toy from SPO because I have a $50 gift Certificate from them, and I want something now! ahhah Maybe I will buy some stuff now then wait to install it? TOYS!!!!!!!
BTw I have 43k miles on the car...when should I start replacing the pads and rotors n stuff??
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Old 08-01-2000, 08:49 AM   #6
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Start off with the pads and brake lines. You can technically start replacing things at 0001 miles, but that is your call. I'm @ 4500 and have on order pads and lines. I just hate that mushy pedal feeling.

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